Hospice Students / Afghanistan-Pakistan Conference

Hospice Students

“Hospice” isn’t a place, but a system of care…and third year med students are finding out what it’s all about as they visit dying patients in their homes as part of a USF College of Medicine clerkship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV follows a pair of students on their visits and finds out how the experience affects them.

Afghanistan-Pakistan Conference

The University of South Florida recently hosted a three-day symposium that included a speech by U.S. CentCom Commander, General David Petraeus. He and over two dozen experts from around the world gathered to talk about the people and policies of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and how American involvement can affect the future of the region. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has a recap of the symposium.

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Dr. Kira Zwygart from the USF Dept. of Family Medicine talks about what students get out of the hospice experience during their third year clerkship.

Third year USF Medical School students Adam Winkler and Caroline Nu Nguyen share their opinions on the hospice experience and how it affected them both educationally and personally.

Dr. Robert Walker, a USF Professor of Internal Medicine & LifePath Hospice physician, answers the question: what is hospice care?

Dr. Walker talks about the long-term relationship between the USF College of Medicine and LifePath Hospice.

More Information: 

Hospice Students
Barbara Brooks, M.A., Coordinator, Primary Care Clerkship
USF College of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine
813-974-8482 bbrooks@health.usf.edu
LifePath Hospice
813-871-8111 / 1-800-209-2200 Toll-Free
www.lifepath-hospice.org
Afghanistan-Pakistan Conference
Prof. Mohsen M. Milani, Chair, USF Dept. of Government & International Affairs
813-974-0849 milani@cas.usf.edu
www.cas.usf.edu/GIA

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